Press Esc to close

Nitish Kumar only has Rs.14,475 in cash

Patna, Jan 2, 2012, (IANS) : 14:04 IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has lower assets than most of his cabinet colleagues.

According to details of movable and immovable assets declared by the chief minister and his cabinet colleagues for 2012, Nitish Kumar has Rs.14,475 in cash. The amount was Rs.46,974 in 2011.

Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi has Rs.20,000 in cash while tourism minister Sunil Kumar Pintu has Rs.8,74,000.

The cash held by Public Relations Minister Brishen Patel is Rs.4 lakh while the amount is Rs.5,000 for Industry Minister Renu Kumari and Rs.80,000 for Food & Consumer Protection Minister Shyam Razak.

Energy Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav has Rs.60,000 in cash while Rural Development Minister Nitish Mishra has Rs.96,992.

The list of Nitish Kumar's other assets are more or less the same as declared last year.
These include a house in Sansad Vihar in New Delhi valued at Rs.40 lakh and moveable assets worth Rs.6.15 lakh, a 2003 model car, an old TV set, an old air conditioner, a refrigerator, a cooler and some cows, a computer, a treadmill and a bank loan.

The chief minister has also disclosed assets of his only son Nishant, which includes land at ancestral Kalyanbigha village. But Nishant has more assets than his father.
Sushil Kumar Modi has assets worth over Rs.1 crore.

The richest member of the Bihar cabinet is P.K. Shahi, a lawyer, who declared assets worth over Rs.5 crore.

This was the third occasion when details of assets of 29 Bihar ministers were uploaded on the government website as a step towards transparency.

Go to Top

More from this section
Most trending stories
Photo Gallery
Hundreds of vehicles stranded at Jammu-Srinagar national highway as it remained closed...

Hundreds of vehicles stranded at Jammu-Srinagar national highway as it remained closed...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi receiving a memento from FICCI president Pankaj Patel at the 90th...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi receiving a memento from FICCI president Pankaj Patel at the 90th...

Tourists enjoy the weather after a fresh snowfall at Mahasu peak in Kufri near Shimla on Wednesday..

Tourists enjoy the weather after a fresh snowfall at Mahasu peak in Kufri near Shimla on Wednesday..

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, left, and Prince Harry on the red carpet as they attend...

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, left, and Prince Harry on the red carpet as they attend...

India's captain Rohit Sharma celebrates his double-century during the second ODI cricket match...

India's captain Rohit Sharma celebrates his double-century during the second ODI cricket match...

A leopard after it fell into a well at Bamungaon in Guwahati on Wednesday....

A leopard after it fell into a well at Bamungaon in Guwahati on Wednesday....

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, senior BJP leader LK Advani...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, senior BJP leader LK Advani...

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) pays homage to the victims of the December 2001 parliament.

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) pays homage to the victims of the December 2001 parliament.

Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan with mother Sharmila Tagore and sister Saba Ali Khan at the launch..

Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan with mother Sharmila Tagore and sister Saba Ali Khan at the launch..

Sunset in Bengaluru on Wednesday...

Sunset in Bengaluru on Wednesday...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.